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Kwame Raoul

Democratic — Senator — District 13
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Kwame Raoul represents Senate District 13 in the Illinois Senate, is a member of 15 committees, and is the primary sponsor of 1193 bills, and is the secondary sponsor of six bills

2006 274693.0
2008 242641.1
2010 302940.89
2012 189777.49

For detailed campaign finance information visit Influence Explorer. Figures via the National Institute on Money in State Politics.

  • Springfield Office:

    Senator 13th District
    123 Capitol Building
    Springfield, IL   62706
    Phone: 217-782-5338
    Fax: 217-558-6006
  • District Office:

    1509 E. 53rd Street, 2nd Floor
    Chicago, IL  60615
    Phone: 773-363-1996
    Fax: 773-681-7166



News and Blog Coverage

The future of the “non-budget” talks

* Sen. Kwame Raoul (D-Chicago) talked to Bernie… Raoul said he led the effort to reform workers’ compensation law in 2011, and is again working on that issue, which has “been made a critical piece in this overall discussion.” “I’ve chosen to try to work with the current governor,” Raoul ...

Motion, not movement

* Sun-Times… State Sen. Kwame Raoul plans to hold public hearings across Chicago this summer in an effort to bolster support for a bill to replace the Chicago Board of Education — appointed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel — with one that’s elected. The Illinois House overwhelmingly passed a bill in ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • SJR CA30


  • SR 1738

    Memorial - Dr. Quentin Young

  • SJR 50

    Designates-Tuskegee Airmen

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  • SB 3293

    Criminal Law-Tech

  • SB 3292

    Cd Corr-Penalty Reductions

  • SB 3294

    Cd Corr-Sentence Credit

Recent Votes

SB 346

Third Reading

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3457.0
•••No: 1118.0
•••Other: 1423.0
HB 3262


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 1164.0
•••No: 15.0
•••Other: 529.0
HB 940

Third Reading

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4779.0
•••No: 23.0
•••Other: 1016.0
HB 940


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4983.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 1016.0
HB 750

Third Reading

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5084.0
•••No: 11.0
•••Other: 813.0
HB 4576

Third Reading

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5491.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 58.0
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